Plugins are a very important part of your website. I personally feel like getting unpaid employees for 24×7 and there are few plugins that you should have for your website.
Doing blogging for so long, I can say that plugins play an important role in website making. Do know that the list of these plugins is the outcome of my experiences with blogging.
I know finding the right plugin for your WordPress is a little bit daunting that’s why I keep on sharing my experiences with you guys.
So, let’s visit my plugins list.
I keep on changing this plugin list as per my website’s convenience. So, bookmark this page to keep yourself updated with the new plugins that I add.
There is no specific date or time for the update. So, keep checking after every month.
Let’s open the treasure. Below is a list of some of the best plugins for WordPress.
List of Plugins that you must have in your WordPress
Yoast SEO is a widely used WordPress plugin, it comes with lots of features that mainly help to optimize your website blog content by indicating flaws.
It is one of the best SEO plugins that everyone should have.
It has the following features:-
1. Edit your title and meta description also gives you the signals when words are over the limit.
2. Focus keyphrase is matching with your article title or not.
3. How many outbound links do you have on the page.
4. Keyphrase or synonyms in your introduction paragraph of the page.
5. Keyphrase density(how many times focused keyphrase is used)
6. Keyphrase in the meta description.
7. Keyphrase in the title.
8. Image alt attributes.
9. How many internal links do you have.
10. Easily link your all social accounts with your website.
11. Webmaster verification tools.
12. Search Appearance.
Jetpack is one of the best and free plugins that guard your website against security issues. It has a ton of features.
Protect against unauthorized logins, Tracking page views, generating related posts, blocking brute force attempts, adding social media sharing icons, etc.
The best part of the jetpack is that you have the privilege to auto-share your posts on every social media which I personally feel is very relaxing. I am sharing a screenshot from my dashboard.
It is one of the best free plugins. ThirstyAffiliates helps you to hide your Affiliate link by Cloaking the URL. It is more like a security plugin for your affiliate links.
This is the best plugin for WordPress, “Easy table of content” makes it easier for visitors also to reach directly to the information of their use.
Below I am sharing my screenshot of the table of content. Have a look.
Your visitors can pick their relevant stuff directly without getting bored and kudos for you without increasing the bounce rate.
Akismet plugin is used as an anti-spamming plugin. So, if you have a WordPress website, then this is the best and must-have free plugin for WordPress.
It is essential for every website to have this plugin because it removes spam. It checks all the comments automatically and filters out the ones that seem spammy.
It is used to make external links nofollow. Because Suppose if you are in doubt that whether to trust this xyz.com website or not.
Get to know more about nofollow link in ON-page SEO.
Though this list contains the best plugins for WordPress. But this one is like decreasing half of your work if you ever got confused in pages/posts
It is used for a quick change of your articles from page to post or post to the page because it is impossible to go to every article and change as per your need.
What if you are having the best website but your visitors can’t contact you. No worries my friend here I am having another best plugin for WordPress/any other platform.
Creating a form from scratch can be a really long process.
Do you know? More than 75% of visitors coming to your blog today will most probably never come back again.
This is why you need to convert them into email subscribers and the WP form will do that for you.
1.100% Mobile Responsive, can be used on any device of any screen size.
2. ReCaptcha Supported because you don’t want spammers.
3. Shortcode, place your form anywhere you want on your website.
4. Translation Ready can be translated into any language you want.
5. Categorized Fields, categorized form fields to make them easier to find.
9.Limit modified date
It is the plugin that allows me to get an updated timestamp even if I am doing any minor changes to my website. The main benefit that I get from the update is that my visitors knew that they are reading fresh content.
It is used for internal linking in the website because sometimes it is impossible to search for internal linking from every post/past.
This plugin will suggest appropriate pages/posts connect with. Isn’t it really cool and best plugin to get the job done
It will check your link that is broken internally and externally. It helps you to fix your links and improve the SEO part of your website.
And the best part is it not only tells you the no. of broken links it properly shows that/those links and their pages/posts. You should have this.
Rankmath offers a lot more than Yoast or any other SEO plugins. You should definitely try it checks everything from meta description to keyword in the title.
1. Easy to set up.
2. Simple user interface.
3. Has advanced snippet features – you can preview how your post appears in SERP, rich snippets, and social media.
4. You can also see keywords you rank for and sitemap status.
5. Automated image SEO.
6. Supports schema and local SEO.
7. It is Free.
I love this plugin not because it’s free(Obvio, this is also one reason😀) but mainly because of the features it provides. It provides Database backup(You can schedule backup too), Repair DB, Manages Backup DB and many more just check out the screenshot below.